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Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Representing the 2nd District of Illinois

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Feb 13, 2020 Editorial

About seven years ago, President Barack Obama issued an urgent plea while speaking with Sandy Hook Elementary School families in Newtown, Connecticut. He said America was failing to protect our nation's most valued treasure—our children.

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Feb 12, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly is sponsoring a 2020 Congressional Art Competition open to high school students residing or attending a school within the Second Congressional District.

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Jan 31, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced that Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot would attend the State of the Union address as her guest.

Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly has nominated high school students from the 2nd Congressional District for admission to the three United States military academies.

Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) wrote to newly confirmed SBA Administrator, Jovita Carranza, regarding burdensome rules governing the SBA’s 8(a) and 8(m) programs, programs designed to empower socially and economically disadvantaged business owners.

Jan 9, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Robin Kelly invites the public to a Census 2020 Community Briefing on Wednesday, January 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the City of Markham Council Chambers, 16313 Kedzie Parkway, Markham. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Jan 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the Oversight National Security subcommittee, released this statement on her intention to vote “Yes” on the War Powers Resolution related to Iran:

Jan 8, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced that more than $153 million in federal grants were awarded in 2019 to school districts and health care agencies within the 2nd Congressional District.

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Jan 6, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced that the Second Congressional District of Illinois received more than $153 million in federal Health and Human Services grants in 2019.

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Dec 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Robin Kelly joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives to approve the revised United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA).

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Jan 23, 2020 In The News

By mid-March, most homes in the south suburbs and across America should receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census.

It’s important for households to respond to the census questionnaire because the national headcount determines representation and federal funding, officials said Wednesday night in Markham.

Jan 17, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan group of House members introduced legislation on Jan. 16 that would use broadband service data mapping to identify areas of the country where high rates of poor maternal health overlap with a lack of broadband service access.

Jan 10, 2020 In The News

U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken of his success in lowering U.S. cancer rates. However, this is challenged by U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly, who states the success is due to actions put in place by President Obama.

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Dec 16, 2019 In The News

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., introduced legislation on Dec.

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Dec 16, 2019 In The News

The Democrats of the US House have taken action against the out of control prices of drugs in the US. A bill has been passed by the House that would lower the prescription-drug prices. All of the Democrats voted in favor of the bill and the bill passed with the margin of 230-192 votes. Two Republican representatives also voted in favor of the bill on Thursday.

Dec 12, 2019 In The News

Two low-boy semi-trailers filled with the latest computer and welding equipment are serving as a campus on the move at Prairie State College.

Dec 3, 2019 In The News

The United States is the only developed nation where the overall maternal mortality rate is on the rise, and black women are three to four times more likely to die in childbirth than white women. In Illinois, the racial disparity is even worse.

Nov 15, 2019 In The News

House lawmakers are pushing a bill that would make it easier for states to provide Medicaid coverage to new mothers for a longer period of time, in the hopes it will curb the rate of women dying from complications after giving birth.

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Nov 13, 2019 In The News

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Federal agents trace nearly half a million guns used in crimes each year, often turning up a dangerous link that's putting guns in the hands of criminals. Now, the I-Team is investigating a loophole linking recent high profile shootings: Criminals getting around gun safety laws by exploiting legal sales.

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Nov 13, 2019 In The News

In 2016, there were nearly 800 homicides in Chicago – a 20-year high. That number dropped to 561 by the end of 2018. 

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